Punch art candles …

Hello and welcome to my blog. This week’s challenge at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown is to choose a previous theme. I unfortunately missed some of the challenges earlier this year, so it was a no-brainer for me to start at the beginning and choose the one I missed in January – Christmas candles …

Candles theme

I used scraps of dsp to make these punch art candles, cutting 3 different lengths and using different patterns to form their shape.  For the flames, I used the bird punch by Stampin’ Up to punch the wing from glitter cardstock and adhered them to the card with dimensionals. This punch will be retiring soon, which I’m sad about as it’s so versatile and I’ve used it so much. Whisper white cardstock was used for the background and the die cut sentiment …

Candles theme cu

I hope you like my card for this week.  The Design Team has created lots of lovely cards to inspire you, so do pop over to 52 Christmas Card Throwdown challenge to take a look. 

And I love receiving your messages, so if you have any questions, or you just want to say hi, do please leave me a comment.

Thanks for dropping by today

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6 Comments to “Punch art candles …”

  1. Gorgeous card Gill! Yes, I’m sad about the bird builder too – such a great punch Xx

  2. Just lovely Gill, I love the clean and simple look and the DL size card, might be CASing this one for some of my cards this year. xx

  3. Hello . Because of THE bad weather we have now in Belgium i am going to feast Xmas one more time in …..may…

  4. HI GILLY, I ENJOY SEEING YOUR LOVELY WORK! THIS IS SUCH A GOOD XMAS CARD, LOVE IT 😉

  5. Oh I do like these bold red and white candles, they are so festive. Lovely work. xxx

  6. Très chic Gill, tes chandelles sont très réussi et le design sobre mais si élégant, biz

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